Nokia 5800 XpressMusic Review
Nokia has made an entry into the touch screen smart phone market with a bang, by launching the Nokia 5800 Xpress Music touch screen smart phone in both red and blue editions. Its stylish exterior and marvelous features coupled with the incredibly low prices make it an irresistible attraction for the common customer.
The phone focuses on achieving excellence in the basic features of a mobile phone: calling and sending SMS. One the other hand, as an icing on the cake the phone is imbued with a feature rich multi media setting. Music gallery, camera, video application and games applications of the phone provide you digital entertainment.
The phone has outstanding call features. It has a hands-free speaker phone. Messaging and making calls are facilitated by a number screening feature. It is endowed with any key answer feature. The Nokia 5800 has options to enable you to keep a call waiting, hold a call or divert a call. There is a call timer to record the time period for which your call lasted. It has a history log of dialed, missed and received logs. The calling feature is turned into a high performance facility by automatic redial, speed dial and voice dial options. The phone has a voice recognition ability to enable voice dialing. The phone can provide a vibrating alert. It has a technology called tactile feedback- the phone responds to touch by vibrating.
The volume can be adjusted using the physical volume keys located on the side of the phone. There are mute and mute-off options as well.
The Contacts bar is a new and unique feature of the Nokia 5800 Xpress music smartphone. The panel allows you to add 4 most important contacts along with images on its list so that you can contact them through calls, SMS or email quickly. The contacts bar has also been configured to provide you with the history of recent IMs, SMS, emails and web feeds.
The Nokia 5800 XpressMusic supports conference calling with almost 6 participants. Video calling of almost 15 frames per second is also possible with the phone. The phone supports interesting and entertaining talking ring tones too.
The 5800 has superb messaging facilities too. It has the capacity to handle a message size of 600 kb. You can delete multiple SMS at one go on this phone. Images will be automatically resized for multimedia messages by this phone. The SMS and MMS are stored in a single common inbox making it easy to access both. The phone supports audio messaging and Instant Messaging too. The number screening facility is available for text messaging also.
You can send emails through this phone. Its superior email feature enables protocols like POP, IMAP and SMTP. Attachments can be sent along with the emails through this phone. The OMA tool provides email notification.
The Nokia 5800 Xpress Music phone is a highly intuitive and intelligent touch screen phone. It has a great potential and all its features have been well implemented. All in all it is a great phone to invest your money in.